Assistant Coordinator, Traffic

  • Omnicom Media Group
  • $64,580.00 - 104,060.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time



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The Assistant Coordinator, Traffic is primarily responsible for ensuring seamless coverage of workload across all accounts through active daily monitoring and coordination with Traffic staff, Account teams, and clients as necessary.

This involves managing deadlines, communicating with media planners and buyers as well as creative staff, resolving issues as they arise, and ensuring that agency procedures are followed so as to maximize efficiencies in workflow and client spending. Traffic Administrators run reports in Donovan, allocate TV/Cable and radio spot rotations, facilitate the clearance process with networks, coordinate with dub house facilities, issue timelines to production and account teams, and troubleshoot discrepancies.

Core responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* Issuing written directions and schedules to stations & networks concerning the use of creative


* Ordering broadcast and telecast commercial material for the air (radio/TV/cable/satellite)


* Seeing that all creative is delivered on time


* Estimating costs of dubbing and shipping


* Networking integration changes


* Creating, maintaining and distributing comprehensive clearance grids


* Negotiating with Broadcast Standards & Practices departments on clearance issues


* Monitoring and updating status reports for all incoming creative briefs and project requests


* Assigning creative teams deadlines for various stages of traffic process; monitor status to ensure deadlines are met


* Keeping account teams updated on changes in technology (i.e. SD/HD specs)


* Counseling account teams or clients on postproduction issues


* Negotiating dubbing/shipping rates with vendors


* Maintaining production element storage files


* Approving invoices/addressing all billing discrepancies with vendors



Desired Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree required
* Strong attention to detail with exceptional written & verbal communication skills
* Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize workload
* Working knowledge of Donovan Data Systems
* Ability to work late nights when workload demands



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.